Legal Specialist Lawyer Planning
  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: 2/21/153186
  • Published: Fri 28/05/2021, 10:01 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 27/06/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,211 - £48,133 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Millmead House Offices, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB, Surrey

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Legal Specialist Lawyer Planning

Legal Specialist Lawyer Planning

Full time, permanent

Salary £35,211 to £48,133 per annum     

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Lawyer to provide legal advice and support to the Council in the area  of Town and Country Planning and Regeneration Law. Your work will include planning obligations including large scale developments, and other development agreements, planning enforcement, protection of heritage assets, town centre and other economic regeneration projects, footpath diversions, advising Councillors at Planning Committee and other meetings, assisting with economic regeneration projects. The Council has a strong track record of economic development and ambitious regeneration plans.

Whether you are experienced in these areas, newly qualified or seeking to move from an alternative legal specialism we are keen to hear from you.

You must be a qualified solicitor, barrister, legal executive (Fellow) or equivalent. In return, we offer an opportunity to undertake interesting, varied and high profile work, job satisfaction, training and work life balance. 

You will be located in our offices close to Guildford Town Centre. In addition you will be rewarded with an attractive package of staff benefits which includes local government pension scheme membership, flexible work arrangements, remote working, generous leave, tax savings on child care costs, training and development, annual subscription for professional membership to a professional organisation and staff discounts.

For more information about the role, contact Delwyn Jones Senior Legal Specialist -Planning and Litigation 01483 444955 and

How to Apply

Our preferred method is online application however if you do require a hard copy application pack please contact Human Resources, Guildford Borough Council, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB. Telephone (01483) 444111 (24-hr). Alternatively e-mail quoting the relevant post number. Please note that we do not accept CVs, please ensure that you complete the application form fully.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and post-holders to share this commitment. To fulfil this commitment we have robust systems in place for the safe recruitment of staff and volunteers.


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